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     This site is dedicated to the 27 million Veterans who served their Country with honor.  As members of the military we swore an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States.  We as Veterans have kept our oath.  The Congress of the United States also swears to uphold the Constitution, but have not kept the promises made to the Military.  
     The Firebase Network's Veterans Hour started in January 2000 as a means to inform the public of the deplorable treatment our Veterans receive at the hands of the V.A.  and their willing assistants, the Congress of the United States, and nearly all chartered NVO's.  Through this radio program we have been taking the Veterans Rights issues to the people, we also provide our Veterans and Retired Military Community with helpful information and a voice to air their grievances. 
Your donations to keep this program on the air are welcomed. Many hands make for light work. Please send what you can to,
Stardust Radio
P O Box 102
Riverside Iowa 52327
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Semper Fi,
Rick Townsend
Firebase Adrian
Firebase Network's Veterans Hour
Sunday, November 11, 2007
7:00~8:00 PM Eastern
Down Under Monday 10:00~11:00 Eastern
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Last Sundays program didn't air due to a server crash. Last weeks guest has agreed to join us this Sunday. I want to thank Maj. Noone for his understanding and being available this week.

In 1982, Congress passed the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act (USFSPA). This seemingly innocent attachment to the 1983 Military Appropriation Bill ran through the entire legislative process with little publicity, fanfare, or debate. Its purpose, proponents said, was to provide some degree of financial protection to the dedicated wives of military members. The USFSPA, was sponsored by Rep Patricia Schroeder. This law applies only to the retired military

This week we will talk with John B. Noone Jr.  John has first hand knowledge of how un-fair this "fair" law is. In the 25 years it has been on the books there have been thousand of horror stories due to this "Fair" law. John will cover the law suits that are trying to correct this law. 

As always your calls and comments will be welcomed at 877-213-4329.

Semper Fi
Rick Townsend




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Thought of the week
If you consider that there have been an average of 160,000 troops in the Iraq theater of operations during the last 22 months, and a total of 2112 deaths, that gives a firearm death rate of 60 per 100,000.

The rate in Washington D.C. is 80.6 firearm deaths per 100,000. That means that you are about 25% more likely to be shot and killed in our nation's capitol, which has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, than you are in Iraq.

Conclusion: We should immediately pull out of Washington D.C.